Are you planning to perform a wedding in Worcester County? If you’ve been asked to officiate, congratulations! Presiding over a wedding ceremony is an incredible honor, though one that also comes with considerable responsibility. Let’s explore the process in detail to make sure you’re up to speed on everything that will be required of you. Below, we’ll cover how to prepare for a wedding ceremony, how to get in touch with the relevant office in charge of marriages, and how to ensure the union is legally recognized in Worcester County.
1 How to Get Ordained as a Minister in Worcester County
Your first move will be to get ordained as a ULC minister (if you haven’t already). ULC ordination is provided online, free of charge, and gives you the power to perform legal wedding ceremonies! Best of all, the process takes just minutes to complete. Get started by clicking the button below!
Key Info for Ministers in Worcester County
- ULC Ordination Accepted:
- Minister Registration Required:
- Documents Required:
- Minister's Residency:
- Minister's Minimum Age:
2 How to Officiate a Wedding in Worcester County
Next, you should get in touch with the authorities that handle marriages in Worcester County. Explain that you’re an ordained minister and wish to know what documents or information they might need from you before you perform a wedding in their district.
Contact information for the office in Worcester County is listed below.
3 What You'll Need to Officiate in Worcester County
With that step done, you can proceed to our online catalog to order any documentation required to officiate in your area. We typically advise ministers in Worcester County to get an Ordination Package, though ultimately your decision will depend on the specific information you receive when speaking with local officials.
4 How Worcester County Marriage Licenses Work
Now you’re ready to officiate the wedding! If it’s your first time officiating (or even if it’s not) be sure to check out our wedding training center for helpful tips and tools.
After the ceremony is over, the last important box to check is filling out the marriage license. In Worcester County, this license is valid for 60 days, there is a mandatory 3-day waiting period, and the completed license must be returned before its listed expiration date. To learn more about how to fill out this document, please visit our marriage license training guide.
- Marriage License Waiting Period:
- 3 Days
- Marriage License Valid For:
- 60 Days
- Return Within:
- Expiration date
5 What to Know About Worcester County Weddings
Located just an hour outside of Boston, the vibrant communities that make up Worcester County are the perfect place for your wedding day. Outdoor weddings are popular here, so keep in mind that weather is most accommodating between mid May and July.